Skip to main content

Table 2 Studies on congenital hypothyroidism

From: Trends of congenital hypothyroidism and inborn errors of metabolism in Pakistan

Diagnosis Population Sample size Age range of presentation Consanguinity Genetic Methods for diagnosis Biochemical methods for Diagnosis References
Congenital hypothyroidism Karachi 4 out of 5000 Neonate birth to 1 month Not mentioned Not Done Thyroid function tests through immunoradiometric assay [33]
Congenital hypothyroidism Karachi 116 hypothyroid 46 with vitamin B12 deficiency 19 year to 91 year Not mentioned Not Done Thyroid function tests [34]
Congenital hypothyroidism Karachi 80 hypothyroid 80 normal mothers 1 to 3 month postpartum Not mentioned Not mentioned Thyroid function tests [35]
Congenital hypothyroidism Pediatric department PIMS Islamabad 3 babies out of 1337 had CH Neonates less than 8 days Not mentioned Not mentioned Thyroid function tests through immunoradiometric assay [36]
Congenital hypothyroidism Gynae/Obs and Pediatric Shaikh Zayed Hospital and Jinnah Hospital, Lahore 2 out of 1357 cases neonates 2 patients of CH Not Mentioned TSH levels [37]
Congenital hypothyroidism Department of pediatrics Mayo hospital lahor 4 out of 550 screened Neonates 4th–7th day of life Not mentioned Not mentioned Thyroid function tests through immunoradiometric assay [38]
Congenital hypothyroidism Pathology Department of Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore in collaboration with Pediatrics and Gynecology & Obstetrics Department, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore Pakistan. Lahore 3 hypothyroid out of 770 screened neonates Not mentioned Not mentioned Not mentioned Serum TSH by immunoassay [39]
Congenital hypothyroidism Karachi 400 multiparous women  < 26 to > 35 year Not mentioned Not mentioned TSH screening done survey based [40]